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Title:Family Medicine and Internal Medicine: DVT, Hyperlipidemia, Obesity, Health Screening And Immunizations, and Pain Treatment
Course ID: W-20220829-Family Medicine and Internal Medicine-4
Faculty:Herbert L. Muncie, M.D. and David A. Horowitz, M.D.
Original Release Date: August 29, 2022 Expiration Date: August 29, 2025
Topic 1: Practical Approach to the Patient with Potential DVT Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP
- Identify the factors which contribute to increase risk of readmission.
- Stratify the risk for readmission utilizing evidence-based tools.
- Develop a transition of care strategy to reduce the likelihood of a preventable readmission.
Topic 2: Practical Approach to the Patient with Hyperlipidemia Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP
- Apply the current NCEP guidelines.
- Develop a practical approach for considering the new medications available.
- Consider the new targets developed for cholesterol end point.
Topic 3: Non-Surgical Approaches to the Patient with Obesity Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP
- Review the current popular diets available and marketed to your patients.
- Take into consideration unique needs of the obese patient in order to create a comprehensive approach to the treatment of obesity.
- Explain the basic physiology of obesity.
- Manage the medications available for the treatment of obesity.
Topic 4: Adult Health Screening and Immunizations – Evidence-Based Approach Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
- Apply the evidence-based recommendations for preventive screening tests for adults.
- Determine the immunizations required for adults.
- Appraise the side effects of adult immunizations.
- Select the contraindications for each adult immunization and their alternative therapy.
- Plan when screening tests can be discontinued in adults.
Topic 5: Pain Treatment; Reducing Opioid Abuse; Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP
- Implement general principles and goals for the treatment of pain.
- Summarize the best practices for pharmacologic management of acute pain including potential benefits and risks of opioid analgesics.
- Describe the cultural change in approach pain management.
- Discuss the latest guidelines for pain management.
- Apply nonpharmacologic pain management strategies.
- Summarize ways to reduce opioid abuse.
- Describe the treatment options for patients with opioid used disorder.
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